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G20 leaders pledge boost for economic recovery

G20 leaders economy boost

The Group of 20 (G20) leaders have called for more collective action to achieve strong, sustainable and balanced growth that can be universally beneficial for economic recovery. [Read more…]

NISABA, Agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa

Louis Dreyfus

Agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa – Bamboo Finance, a private equity firm specializing in investing in business models that benefit low-income communities in developing economies and Louis Dreyfus Holding, which owns a controlling stake in leading global agribusiness Louis Dreyfus Commodities, announced today a partnership to launch and jointly manage NISABA, a US$50 million impact investment fund project with a focus on small- and medium-sized agribusiness enterprises (SMEs) in Sub-Saharan Africa. As project sponsor, Louis Dreyfus Holding will invest US$10 million to seed NISABA. [Read more…]

Gloves are off for the global mining industry

Miners

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 4, 2015/ — 2014 was expected to be a tough fight for the global mining industry with commodity prices down and short-term volatility increasing. The initial scorecard for the largest 40 miners was mixed and now the gloves are off for the industry with widespread government intervention, internal industry conflicts and rising shareholder activism, according to PwC’s annual Mine report released today [Read more…]

All Africa Business Leaders Awards

all africa business awards

The 2014 winners of the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented by Johnnie Walker Blue Label (AABLAs) were announced at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Friday, 14 November. [Read more…]

Golden Aspirations for Zimbabwe

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Zim aims to be among top five gold producers in Africa
Harare – Zimbabwe is aiming to become one of the top five gold producing countries in Africa within the next three years, says Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa. [Read more…]